Burna Boy, Rema Bag MTV EMA Nominations

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Nigeria's Burna Boy and Rising star, Rema have been nominated for the 2020 MTV EMA awards for the 'Best African Act' category, celebrating the 27th edition of the EMAs on November 8th, 2020. Burna Boy who won the same category in 2019 thanked his fans and appreciated the network for the recognition, saying " A big thank you to my MTV family for nominating me again for this award and to my fans all over the world for listening to and supporting my music." Other African musicians nominated in the same category include Uganda's Sheebah, Gaz Mawete from DR Congo, and South Africa's Kabza de Small, Master KG, and DJ Maphorisa. Speaking on the nominations, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa, Monde Twala said, "The 2020 MTV EMAs is one of the biggest entertainment stages in the world and this year's African nominees are undoubtedly making their presence felt globallly. This affirms our commitment to ensuring that we continue to celebrate our diverse talent on international platforms. Congratulations to all our African nominees on this achievement."

Also, International stars nominated for the EMAs include Lady Gaga bag seven nominations, leading this year's EMA nominee list. Just Bieber and South Korea's BTS both got five nominations, Rappers, Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B were nominated for 'Best US Act' for their single "WAP", while Justin Bieber and The Weekend were nominated for 'Best Canadian Act' as well as Dua Lipa for 'Best UK & Ireland Act'.

Below is the Full 2020 MTV EMA Nomination List
BEST AFRICAN ACT
Burna Boy (Nigeria)
Rema (Nigeria)
Master KG (South Africa)
Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa)
Sheebah (Uganda)

Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of The Congo)

BEST VIDEO
Billie Eilish - everything i wanted
Cardi B - WAP ft Megan Thee Stallion
DJ Khaled - POPSTAR ft Drake
Karol G - Tusa ft Nicki Minaj
Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - Rain On Me
Taylor Swift - The Man
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights

BEST ARTIST
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Miley Cyrus
The Weeknd

BEST SONG
BTS - Dynamite
DaBaby - Rockstar ft Roddy Ricch
Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now
Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - Rain On Me
Roddy Ricch - The Box
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights

BEST COLLABORATION
BLACKPINK, Selena Gomez - Ice Cream
Cardi B - WAP ft Megan Thee Stallion
DaBaby - Rockstar ft. Roddy Ricch
Justin Bieber - Intentions ft Quavo
Karol G - Tusa ft Nicki Minaj
Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - Rain On Me
Sam Smith, Demi Lovato - I'm Ready

BEST POP
BTS
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Little Mix

BEST GROUP
5 Seconds of Summer
BLACKPINK
BTS
Chloe x Halle
CNCO
Little Mix

BEST NEW
BENEE
DaBaby
Doja Cat
Jack Harlow
Roddy Ricch
YUNGBLUD
Biggest Fans
Ariana Grande
BLACKPINK
BTS
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

BEST LATIN
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Karol G
Maluma
Ozuna

BEST ROCK
Coldplay
Green Day
Liam Gallagher
Pearl Jam
Tame Impala
The Killers

BEST HIP HOP
Cardi B
DaBaby
Drake
Eminem
Megan Thee Stallion
Roddy Ricch
Travis Scott

BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Kygo
Marshmello
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BEST ALTERNATIVE
blackbear
FKA twigs
Hayley Williams
Machine Gun Kelly
The 1975
twenty one pilots

VIDEO FOR GOOD
Anderson .Paak - Lockdown
David Guetta & Sia - Let's love
Demi Lovato - I Love Me
H.E.R. - I Can't Breathe
Jorja Smith - By Any Means
Lil Baby - The Bigger Picture

BEST PUSH
AJ Mitchell
Ashnikko
BENEE
Brockhampton
Conan Gray
Doja Cat
Georgia
Jack Harlow
Lil Tecca
Tate McRae
Wallows
YUNGBLUD

BEST VIRTUAL LIVE
BTS - Map Of The Soul Concert Live Stream
J Balvin - Behind The Colores Live Experience
Katy Perry @ Tomorrow Land - Around The World
Little Mix - UNCancelled
Maluma - Papi Juancho Live
Post Malone - Nirvana Tribute

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